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Ave

by Churchkat

Favorite classical church music arranged for synthesizers, piano, organ, and flute. Peaceful, calm music for meditation, prayer, or thoughtful listening.
Genre: Classical: Virtual Orchestra
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1. Canon in D
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2. Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring
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3. Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
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4. Ave Verum Corpus
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5. Fugue in G Minor (Little)
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6. Ave Maria
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7. Adagio (Agnus Dei)
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8. Panis Angelicus
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9. Arioso
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10. Sheep May Safely Graze
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11. Ave Maria
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12. Dona Nobis Pacem
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13. Fugue in G Major (Gigue)
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14. Priere a Notre Dame
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
Years ago as a church organist, I played over the summer at a beautiful small church on Long Island, N.Y. The minister and the congregation were very friendly, as was the minister's cat. One Sunday morning, as I was playing the prelude, the cat wandered into the sanctuary, walked over to the organ console, hopped up, curled up, and went to sleep. Members of of the congregation smiled, and I was not offended that yet another parishioner was sleeping through my music.
I have always remembered this experience, and have thus decided to name this project after this little fellow ("ChurchKat"). Recently I decided to give something back for all the wonderful times I have had playing in churches, by using whatever talent I have to present pieces that I know are favorites of the church community. My hope it that those who enjoy classical church music will find this music relaxing and inspirational.

The biggest challenge I have had in this project is creating a "human" feel while using very technical, electronic synthesizers such as the Moog Minimoog, Arp 2600, Sequential Prophet 5, Roland JD 800, Korg M1, and Korg M3. This challenge of using very technological tools in attempts to convey emotional, expressive music is not unique to me and this project-organists and harpsichordists have wrestled with this for centuries. I helped myself a bit by using piano, and enlisting the beautiful flute playing of my niece, Colleen Moore. I hope you enjoy this effort, and think of my little feline friend in a small peaceful church when you listen to it.

Gerry Manecke

Special Thanks to a wonderful, friendly artist named Lynne Vitale of Inner Spaces for the album art. Also, Ave could not have been completed without tremendous support from my wife, Lisa, family, and friends who offered emotional support, encouragement, and helpful criticism.


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